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Old 03-19-2014, 12:49 PM   #1
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My Duramax blur the engine & in the process the right side of the trailer has lot of oil on it. What is the best way to clean it ???:
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Old 03-19-2014, 12:59 PM   #2
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You can use a clear coat safe wheel cleaner for aluminum mags. Pinnacle makes one, there are others at an automotive supply store. Works great for tar and other sticky stuff as well.
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Old 03-19-2014, 01:29 PM   #3
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I would think that DAWN dish soap might work, they use it to clean the birds after oil spills with no harm. Make sure you rinse thoroughly.
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DAWN works surprising well for a number of cleaning tasks. I use it between my fingers on silver jewelry to remove tarnish! I think there is more than pure soap in it so the rinse thoroughly suggestion is worth following.
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Powdered Tide dissolved in hot water does a great job on oil, I am a fan of Dawn too...

Maybe some Dawn and Tide mix???
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Some newer car washes have presoak that you can spray on before you use the soap cycle and that should remove the oil.
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All you need is a bottle of Simple Green, it will take it right off and won't hurt the finish. You can also use it to clean your engine, spray it on wait about 5 minutes and rinse. That stuff is amazing. It kept my diesel engines on my past truck so clean, you could eat off them.
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